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The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched its Data Center and Cloud Computing services in Karachi for public and private sector. The launching ceremony was held at Sheraton Hotel, Karachi. This marks the establishment of the Government’s first cloud by PITB. The PITB will offer all required services of a Tier-III (Intl. Standard) compliant Data Center and Cloud Computing to host applications and services and services of public and private sector at Arfa Software Technology Park Data Center that was started last month.
The cloud computing services project, which is named ‘Cloud for Everyone’, offers customized and on demand packages of VPS Hosting, Hosted Exchange, Sharepoint and Website Hosting. These services have the capability to cater hosting and IT needs of well established businesses as well as start-up at an affordable price range. PITB Public cloud and Data Center services will help business to have a secure and reliable IT infrastructure.
Dr. Javaid A. Ghani formor Chairman PITB graced the even and appreciated the efforts made by PITB towards the development of IT industry in Pakistan. He commented that such initiatives will bring a culture of innovation in Pakistan for economic prosperity and will help SMEs to bring their business to new technological heights. During the even, Project Director, Mr. Sajid Ghani presented a detailed description to the attendees regarding the technological features, services and benefits of cloud computing.
PITB has taken this step in order to provide world class IT facilities to small and large businesses and public institutions. They can opt for data center facilities to manage their IT operations as part of streaming and running their businesses efficiently.